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Pakistan Rejects Reports China Had Access to US Stealth Helicopter

Pakistan Rejects Reports China Had Access to US Stealth Helicopter

Pakistan is rejecting reports that its intelligence agency let China examine the wreckage of a stealth American helicopter that crashed during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The New York Times and Financial Times newspapers quoted unnamed U.S. officials […]


Taiwan developing new ‘aircraft carrier killer’

Taiwan developing new ‘aircraft carrier killer’

Taiwan is developing a new mobile version of its supersonic “aircraft carrier killer” missile, a legislator said Sunday, after China sparked regional concerns with sea trials of its first carrier. Research on the development of the land-based missile, a variant […]


US must focus more on Asia: top diplomat

US must focus more on Asia: top diplomat

American foreign policy needs to transition from the Middle East to Asia, a top US diplomat said Monday while rejecting any notion that recent economic woes signaled the United States was in decline. Kurt Campbell, the Assistant Secretary of State […]


Chinese Media Minimizes Military Value of Aircraft Carrier

Chinese Media Minimizes Military Value of Aircraft Carrier

China’s state media are playing down the military threat posed by the country’s new aircraft carrier, suggesting it may be 15 to 20 years before China has a combat-ready carrier. In the lead article on its website Thursday, the official […]


Pakistan Let China See Downed US Stealth Helicopter

Pakistan Let China See Downed US Stealth Helicopter

U.S. officials say Pakistan likely gave China access to the wreckage of a stealth American helicopter that crashed during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The New York Times and Financial Times newspapers quoted unnamed U.S. officials who said […]


Japan calls for China to explain aircraft carrier

Japan calls for China to explain aircraft carrier

Japan’s defence minister called on China Friday to explain why it needs an aircraft carrier, after Beijing sparked increased concerns over its military expansion by starting sea trials for the vessel. “As an aircraft carrier, it is of a highly […]


Chinese Government Comments Aircraft Carrier Seal Trials

Chinese Government Comments Aircraft Carrier Seal Trials

China’s first aircraft carrier set out on a low-profile sea trial Wednesday, its first journey under the Chinese flag. The vessel was swaddled in mist as it departed the port of Dalian, which had narrowly escaped tropical storm Muifa Monday. […]


Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

A news website run by China’s defence ministry said Thursday the nation’s aircraft carrier should handle territorial disputes, despite government assurances the vessel posed no threat to its neighbors. The comments came a day after the 300-metre (990-foot) vessel embarked […]


South Korea dismisses North Korea’s denial of shelling

South Korea dismisses North Korea’s denial of shelling

South Korea on Thursday dismissed a denial by North Korea that it twice carried out shelling along the flashpoint Yellow Sea border, which fueled already high tensions. Seoul said its marines fired warning shots Wednesday after North Korea fired shells […]


China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s first aircraft carrier will allow Beijing to further pressure nations with rival territorial claims, analysts said Wednesday as the vessel embarked on its inaugural sea trial. China has for years been revamping a 300-metre (990-foot), former Soviet carrier in […]


 
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